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Have You Heard of the Inca Peanut?

The Inca Peanut has been getting a lot of press lately for its variety of health benefits. But did you know that the Inca Peanut is also known as Sacha Inchi? That’s right, Sacha Inchi and Inca Peanut are the same thing.


What is Sacha Inchi? (Inca Peanut)?

The Sacha Inchi (SAH-CHA-EEN-CHEE) is an Amazonian plant that bears a large, star shaped seed pod. This seed pod contains sacha inchi seeds which are also called Inca peanuts. These seeds are an excellent source of highly digestible protein and one of the highest natural sources of essential fatty acids (EFA’s) found in nature. Sacha Inchi has been used by Amazonian cultures for hundreds of years for its anti-aging and health-giving properties. What is Sacha Inchi (Inca Peanut)?


Benefits of Sacha Inchi

Our sacha inchi comes in two incredible forms: as a protein powder or a cold-pressed oil. Sacha Inchi Protein Powder highlights the protein and fiber of these wonderous seeds, while the oil is the best source of their essential fatty acids. Sacha Inchi Protein Powder is over 60% complete protein, ranking 98 out of 100 on the Protein Efficiency Ratio and containing all the essential amino acids needed to build muscle.

2085 - Sacha Inchi Protein Powder, 8 oz.<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
Organic, Raw
Sacha Inchi Protein Powder, 8 oz.

$13.95Add to Cart


Cold-pressed Sacha Inchi Oil is made up of approximately 45% Omega 3′s, 36% Omega 6′s, and 9% Omega 9′s. It also contains about 27% protein and is a rich in vitamin A, vitamin E and iodine. Omega-3 fatty acids can help improve joint health and muscle recovery. Also, recent research has shown that high intakes of omega-3 fatty can help to naturally fight depression, and the high levels of vitamin A and calcium help support healthy eyes, skin, teeth and bones.

1903 - Sacha Inchi Oil, 250mL<br /><br /><br /><br /><br />
cold-pressed/virgin, raw, sustainably-grown
Sacha Inchi Oil, 250mL
cold-pressed/virgin, raw, sustainably-grown

$20.76Add to Cart


The Sunfood Difference

Most Sacha Inchi products are roasted, which can damage its delicate oils and nutrients. But our Sacha Inchi Protein Powder and Sacha Inchi Oil are both created using low-temperature, cold-press processes that keep nutrients intact. Sunfood Sacha Inchi Oil, originates on a single plantation in the Junin region of Peru, on the Amazon jungle side of the Andes mountains. There, the Sachi Inchi is sustainably grown without the use of pesticides or chemical fertilizers in the soft, mineral rich soils.

The Sunfood Difference


How to use Sacha Inchi

Try adding 1-2 tablespoons of Sacha Inchi Protein Powder to your daily superfood smoothie. Can also be used in desserts, cereals and a wide variety of superfood dishes.Sacha Inchi Oil has a delicious, mild nutty flavor. It’s perfect for drizzling over salads or mixing in with soups, but is also light enough to be applied topically to the skin and has been used for its anti-aging properties and ability to visibly reduce wrinkles. How to use Sacha Inchi
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